Gram

  • MEA offers plum postings to 'friendly diplomats', E-Gram reveals 21-02-2014 06:45 PM

    New Delhi: CNN-IBN has accessed a confidential E-Gram by the Ministry of External Affairs sent in the end of 2013 asking its diplomatic missions abroad to indicate their "stations of choice" amongst a list of posts which were likely to fall vacant in 2014. The E-Gram, sent by then MEA...
  • Empower gram sabhas to protect tribals' rights: Governor Margaret Alva 14-02-2014 08:29 PM

    Government should amend thePanchayati Raj Act to empower the gram sabhas to protect theland rights of tribals, Rajasthan Governor Margaret Alva said on Fridaywhile presenting the recommendations of a group of eightGovernors before the President. Speaking at the Conference of Governors at RashtrapatiBhawan, Alva said a uniform model for tribal...
  • Priyanka Gandhi is my sister too, says Kumar Vishwas 15-01-2014 09:00 AM

    While launching a fresh attack on Rahul Gandhi, AAP leader Kumar Vishwas on Tuesday said the Congress Vice-President was not capable of taking up any responsibility in the country. "He (Rahul) is not capable enough to take up any responsibility in the country as whenever sensitive issues like Damini and...
  • Green clearance difficult if panchayats oppose: Veerappa Moily 14-01-2014 01:59 PM

    New Delhi: Setting a rule of sorts, Environment Minister M Veerappa Moily has made it clear that green nod will not be given to a project that is opposed by local panchayats. He made this clear against the backdrop of rejection of clearance to London-based Vedanta's USD 1.7 billion bauxite...
  • Maharashtra: 20,000 Gram Panchayats to get e-banking facilities 20-10-2013 04:43 PM

    In a bid to curb financial irregularities by self-help groups and money lenders, Maharashtra government has decided to start e-banking facilities in 20,000 state Gram Panchayats. There are around 28,000 Gram Panchayats in the state and out them 20,000 would have the e-banking facility, Maharashtra rural development minister Jayant Patil,...
  • New Land Acquisition Act not anti-industry: Jairam Ramesh 29-09-2013 06:12 PM

    Mumbai:Union Minister for Rural Development Jairam Ramesh on Sunday allayed fears of Indian industry and said the new Land Acquisition Act would make projects economically viable. Terming the new act "historic", Ramesh said it was "humane, its thrust is on rehabilitation and resettlement and in the national interest, as it...
  • Gram panchayat member held, landmine device recovered 16-08-2013 06:51 PM

    Jhargram:Police on Friday arrested an elected Gram Panchayat member belonging to the Jharkhand Mukti Morcha (JMM) for his alleged links with Maoists from Jhargram police district of West Bengal. Sukumar Murmu, the Gram Panchayat member, was arrested following a tip-off and a landmine device recovered from his house at Basantapur...
  • Raman Singh seeks nutrition security in proposed Food Security Bill 31-07-2013 04:23 AM

    Seeking amendments in the proposed food security legislation, Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh on Tuesday said more provisions like nutrition security should also be added to it to make it a complete package. "My suggestion is that some provisions should be added. It should not be confined to food security...
  • AP: 88 per cent voting in second phase of panchayat elections 27-07-2013 10:30 PM

    Hyderabad: The ruling Congress recovered a bit in the second phase of elections to gram panchayats in Andhra Pradesh by securing a lead in 10 districts while main opposition Telugu Desam continued its good run emerging on top in nine districts as per the trends available this evening. Trouble, however,...
  • Odisha govt to conduct Gram Sabhas to decide the fate of Vedanta 18-07-2013 08:50 AM

    Bhubaneswar: The Odisha Government is set conduct Gram Sabhas in 12 villages of Kalahandi and Rayagada districts to decide fate of the proposed bauxite mining for Vedanta atop Niyamgiri Hills. The Gram Sabhas will be held in four phases within July 30. Vedanta will be allowed to mine in the...
  • Hyderabad: BJP to cash in on Modi's popularity with Rs 5 ticket for rally 15-07-2013 05:46 PM

    Hyderabad: BJP's Andhra Pradesh unit has decided to cash in on Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi's popularity, literally. In a first, the party's state unit is collecting a registration fee of Rs 5 per person to attend a public meeting to be addressed by its election campaign committee chief in...
  • Andhra Pradesh panchayat polls to be held in 3 phases in July 03-07-2013 08:54 PM

    Hyderabad: The Gram Panchayat elections in Andhra Pradesh will be held in three phases on July 23, 27 and 31. A notification to this effect was issued by the Andhra Pradesh State Election Commission on Wednesday. The elections will be held in three phases and nominations can be filed from...
  • CJ Show: Community radio and Uttarakhand relief 30-06-2013 05:43 PM

    After the floods struck, many community groups pitched in with relief efforts in Uttarakhand. The state has three community radio stations-Gram Vaani is a coming together of social tech start-up that helped bring technology to relief work in the area. ...
  • Gandhi's 'Gram Rajya' unrealistic in current age: Tharoor 31-05-2013 02:44 PM

    Panaji: Mahatma Gandhi's concept of a village-centric development model was an "unrealistic" goal in the current age of globalisation and communication, Union Minister of State for Human Resource Development Shashi Tharoor said on Friday. "There is something which is not realistic about Gram Rajya. Mahatma Gandhi spoke about Gram Rajya,...
  • Kunda killings: CBI arrests Gram Pradhan's brother, 3 others 24-04-2013 12:51 PM

    New Delhi: There seems to be a major breakthrough in the Kunda killings case. The Central Bureau of Investigation has arrested murdered Gram Pradhan Nanhe Yadav's brother, nephew and two others. Sources in the CBI say the four arrested are behind the murders of the Gram Pradhan as well as...
  • CJI for early disposal of cases in village courts 20-04-2013 03:28 AM

    Jaipur: The Chief Justice of India Altamas Kabir on Friday said that work to dispense speedy and fair justice to common man through the 'Gram Nyayalaya' (rural court) is in the process of being implemented. Justice Kabir, who was in Sirohi district to inaugurate a 'Gram Nyayalaya' building, told reporters...
  • Gujarat: Woman alleges rape by MLA, 17 others 09-12-2011 06:59 PM

    Amreli (Gujarat): A woman member of a village panchayat in Amreli district has alleged that she was gangraped by a BJP MLA and 17 others six months ago, police said on Friday. The allegation has been made by husband of the woman, a member of Dhari village panchayat, in two...
  • Maharashtra: Naxals set afire Panchayat office 29-11-2011 12:29 PM

    Nagpur: A group of Naxals on Monday night set ablaze a Gram Panchayat office in Armori taluka of Gadchiroli district of Maharashtra, police said on Tuesday. The incident took place on Monday night in Vairagarh about 35 kms from the Taluka headquarters. The outlaws decamped with three computer sets installed...
  • Maoists leave but Lalgarh remains under fear 10-01-2011 10:08 AM

    Lalgarh: The Netai Gram massacre which claimed seven lives and left many others injured indicates that very little has changed in Lalgarh. 23-year old Sampa Ghorai is inconsolable. Her tears have dried up, yet her grief doesn't allow her to stop wailing for her 25-year old husband Sourav Ghorai. Sourav...
  • Naxalite extortion puts brakes on UPA flagship project 22-12-2007 03:06 PM

    New Delhi: West Indies needs to set aside its troubled start to the World Cup when it takes on a buoyant Netherlands team looking to cause an upset in Group B on Monday. Losing Dwayne Bravo for the tournament to a knee injury sustained during an opening seven-wicket defeat by...
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